Horse Bit


Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS1637
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Provenience Italy | Etruria
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze

Bronze. Bit has two rings in each end. The cheek pieces are square with a wide central hole surrounded by a raised border. The edge of the square is raised and there are raised lines running from the center hole to the four curves and are to the top center and bottom center. The top is ornamented. The snuffle of the bit is twisted in rope pattern. Generally fine condition.

Length 26.67 cm
Width 5.72 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

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